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Wilma Rudolph

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Wilma Rudolph was the first African American woman to win gold medals in the Olympics for track and field. A native of Tennessee, she was one of 21 children in her family. Her triumph over childhood diseases, including polio, have made her a role model for endurance and persistence.
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She died of CANCER in the month of 11/24/1994
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Rudolph Virchow was a German, a doctor, a biologist and a pathologist known for his advancement of public health
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He had five children: Olivia, Tessa, Theo, Ophelia, and Lucy. Tessa Dahl, Theo Dahl, Ophelia Dahl & Lucy Dahl are all still alive. Olivia Dahl died at age 7 from the measles.
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No he isn't. He died in the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, England on Nov 23rd 1990. He died of a serious case of cancer. The good thing is he didnt leave without a trophy of his life, he left his books here to help us understand what was happening in his mind.
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Wilma Rudolph died on November 12, 1994 at the age of 54.
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Answer♥; No; but he did have a crush on the one named Clarise. (CUH-LAIR-EES) And she liked him so they may have kids in the future! (; Your welcome!
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Well, I would say Robert L. May, the author of the book, made Rudolph because he created it. Or, maybe some people would say Rudolph mother, in the book, would be who made him. Though personally, I would say Robert L. May made Rudolph.
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HOW DID WILMA RUDOLPH HELP MAKE AMERICA A BETTER PLACE? she helped people think that being black is okay
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rudolph doesn't exactly have parents.
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Rudolph was originally created for the Montgomery Ward group in department stores. In 1939, Robert L. May, a copywriter for Montgomery Ward was asked to develop a Christmas story for a promotional gimmick. Looking for an alliterative name, May considered and rejected Rollo (which he concluded was to…
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It's probably Abraham Lincoln.
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a female runner that won 3 medals in the Olympic games
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hello guy me and my school have been to gogo stop and it fun . ok but how did you get onto it??You didnt even answer the question !
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Wilma Rudolph began running track while attending Burt High School in 1955. She retired in 1962.
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Wilma Rudolph was a person who won three Olympic gold medals in track and field.
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she went to college for 4 yeaers
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Wilma Rudolph did not participate in the mile run. She was a sprinter who specialized in the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash.
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Wilma Rudolph was born on June 23, 1940.
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Wilma Rudolph was born in Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee. She was born on June 23, 1940.
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Ed and Blanche Rudolph.http://academies-englewood.org/introtechclass/sites/wh/wilma/Childhood.htm
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she over come her obstetrical by keep her brace on her leg
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Four. Wilma Rudolph had four children
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Wilma Rudolph had four children
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Winning 3 gold medals at the 1960 Olympics games.
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Athlete Wilma Rudolph had four children with her second husband Robert Eldridge. Their names were Yolanda, Djuanna, Robert Jr. and Xurry.
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Wilma Rudolph is well known for winning three gold medals in the 1960 Olympic. Wilma worked as a teacher and coached track.
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Wilma Glodeam Rudolph lived in Clarksville, Tennessee
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It is a program that reaches out to underprivleged children in urban areas, providing free coaching and academic assistance.
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She was a track& field athlete.
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the olympic athlete wilma rudolph graduated from Tennessee State University with her bachelors in elementary education.
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Wilma Rudolph was the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field events at the Olympics. She tied the world record in the 100-meter and set a new Olympic record in the 200. This was at the 1960 Olympic games in Rome, Italy.
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Wilma Rudolph was 54 when she died of throat cancer and a brain tumor
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Nobody killed her she died of a Brain cancer. :) your welcome! ;)
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Wilma Rudolph was born on June 23rd 1940 and died November 12th 1994 and Died of brain cancer. When she was younger she was dianosed with polio!
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Wilma Rudolph married William Ward first in 1961 but then divorced. She later married Robert Eldridge in 1963 and had four children. They too were later divorced.
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she died at the age of 54
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she liked to run in the track
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Yes, Wilma Rudolph died from Brain and Throat Cancer. She was 55 years old.
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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Wilma Rudolph was home schooled until she was 7 then she attended Burt high school. I am doing research on her for black American month at school!!!<3
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Yes. Wilma married Robert Eldridge in 1963 and had four children.
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she is afraid of loser a championship final
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Yolanda (b. 1958), Djuanna (b. 1964), Robert Jr. (b. 1965) and Xurry (b. 1971).Yolanda Eldridge (daughter), Dijuana Eldridge (daughter), Robert Eldridge, JR. (son), Xurry Eldridge (son)
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Wilma Rudolph's husband's name is Robert eldridge, but they later divorced when they had 4 kids.
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she had polio she got polio at the age of 4
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Wilma Rudolph was born on June 23, 1940 and died on November 12, 1994. Wilma Rudolph would have been 54 years old at the time of death or 75 years old today.
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Wilma Rudolph was 54 years old when she passed away (born June 23, 1940 and died November 12, 1994).
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Wilma Rudolph won 4 medals (3 gold and 1 bronze) in her Olympic career. Women who have won 5 or more Olympic medals in athletics (track and field) are: 1) Merlene Ottey, Jamaica - won 8 medals (3 silver and 5 bronze). 2) Irena Szewińska-Kirszenstein, Poland - won 7 medals (3 gold, 2 silver, 2 br…
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4 ... 3 gold and 1 bronze. Wilma won gold in 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, and 4x100 meter relay at the 1960 Games in Rome and won bronze in 4x100 meter relay at the 1956 Games in Melbourne.
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23.2mph is his average speed over the 200m. That means he started at 0 mph and he got at some point to his top speed which is unknown and 23.2mph is his average. His top speed in the 100m race was 43.93 km/h or 27.3 mph. At the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Bolt ran between the 60 and 80 met…
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Different articles give different numbers of siblings. The most reliable articles say that Wilma was the 20th out of 22 children, meaning she had 21 siblings. Other articles say there were 19 children in the family and Wilma was 17th, with 18 siblings. So far, there is no listing of the specific nu…
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Qilma rudolph was 4 years old when she got sick with olio. If anyone can just hand me a ten paragraph report on Wilma rudolph I would be your best friend. have 2 do a sticken report on her!
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yes she developed polio as a child
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by doing exercise
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She won 3 gold medals at the 1960 Olympic games.
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Different articles give different numbers of siblings. The most reliable say that Wilma was the 20th out of 22 children, meaning she had 21 siblings. Other articles say there were 19 children in the family and Wilma was 17th, with 18 siblings.
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Wilma Rudolph's brace was on her left leg.
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she was crazy
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The kind of brace Wilma Rudolph wore is unknown at the moment all i know is the kind of brace she wore was made of metal and leather and she wore it on her left leg.
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She received a full scholarship to Tennessee state.
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Tennessee State University. She achieved a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
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Wilma Rudolph was 20th of 22 children. She was home schooled until seven, (because of her disability) and later attended Burt High School where she played basketball (following her sister Yolanda) and was discovered by Tennessee State track & field coach Ed Temple. She received a full scholars…
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University of Tennessee
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cause she faught polio
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she inspired africans and Americans to go for their goal no matter how long it takes them to get their.
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Yes she had 4 children named, Yolanda, Djuanna, Robert Jr., and Xurry.
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Wilma Rudolph was 10 feet tall.
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American athlete Wilma Rudolph (born June 23, 1940 - died November 12, 1994) who won three gold medals at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, and married her high-school sweetheart Robert Eldridge in 1963, had four children, Yolande (born 1958), Djuanna (born 1964), Robert Jr. (born 1965), and Xurry (…
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Wilma Rudolp got her career by running in the Olympics and winning three gold medals. She was the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field.
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Rudolph was United Press Athlete of the Year 1960 and Associated Press Woman Athlete of the Year for 1960 and 1961. Also in 1961, the year of her father's death, Rudolph won the James E. Sullivan Award, an award for the top amateur athlete in the United States, and visited President John F. KennedyS…
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Ed and Blanche Rudolph
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she ran a 400 hundred dash and was the first American person to win three gold medals
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Different articles give different numbers of siblings. The most reliable say that Wilma was the 20th out of 22 children, meaning she had 21 siblings. Other articles say there were 19 children in the family and Wilma was 17th, with 18 siblings. So far, there is no listing of exactly how many brother…
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Wilma Rudolph was the 20th of 22 children born to Ed and Blanche Rudolph. So far, the following names have been verified as the names of Wilma Rudolph's brothers and sisters: Yolanda: older sister Wesley/Westly: brother Charlene: sisterWilma Rudolph had 22 brothers and sisters. She was the 20th o…
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Overcomes polio considered the fastest runner in the world in the 1960s
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In high school and middle school
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